A Streetcar Named Desire Essay | Imagery in a Streetcar Named Desire

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Imagery in a Streetcar Named Desire

Summary: Discusses the Tennessee Williams play, A Streetcar Named Desire. Explores how imagery allows the audience to better understand the characters in the play through colors, symbols and animal imagery.
The literacy device of imagery allows the audience to easily grasp what is forthcoming in plays, movies or television programs while providing the audience a sense of excitement. Imagery comes in many forms apparent within the play A Streetcar Named Desire, written by Tennessee Williams. In this play, the main character Blanche Dubois lives life as a fantasy as she believes she is the epitome of purity. Blanche Dubois seems to be shielded from the truth as she is raped by her brother in law, a person that some can argue is also shielded from the truth because of his treatment towards his sister-in- law Blanche and his wife Stella. Although Stella is caught in the middle between her sister and husband, she is not wittingly to accept the truth which is that her sister Blanche is a lying prostitute and that her husband...

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